Pic of the Day 1st October, 2005
Maurice Richard Re-takes the Hour Record, 1936
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Vigorelli Track, Milano, 14th October 1936 - Frenchman Maurice Richard on his way to setting a new World Hour Record of 45.325 km, 235 meters further than Italian Giuseppe Olmo's previous record of 45.090 km, set 31st October 1935. From "Match l'Intran" No.540, 20 October 1936.